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Dutch quotations, translated from Dutch to English.

Quotations translated from Dutch to English
A drug addict drowns in the experience in which the mystic swims.
Libbrecht
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A father does not give advice, he gives an example.
J.Rogge
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An opinion doesn't lose anything of its value in spite of people violating it themselves.
Bomans
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Recently, I saw a young man with green hair. If I had green hair, I'd dye it.
Finckers
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Whenever I have a glass of wine, I turn into someone else, someone who always seems to be thirsty.
Carmiggelt
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Chewing gum is the only excuse Americans have for their bad English.
Mulisch
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All that philosophers do is bring forth even more philosophy.
W.F.Hermans
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As long as foreigners earn less than us, live in poor conditions, etc. we gladly accept them, but heaven forbit as soon as they do better than us.
Buddingh
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Melancholy: a temporary lack of self-delusion.
W.F.Hermans
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Most people pretending to love paintings merely love looking at pictures.
Buddingh
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